MAY (onwards) – 2016
St Davids Community Orchard Project. The Orchard Project aims to provide perpetual living food banks where all local people, regardless of income, can benefit from crops of organically grown fresh fruit. If you would like to get involved in this project, especially if you have any patches of publicly accessible land which can be used, please contact Melanie Maloney on 01436 721848 or e-mail – email@example.com
Most Tuesdays at 1pm – St Davids Oriel y Parc Visitor Centre and Landscape Gallery. Walk in the Park. Open to walkers of all abilities, each session has a short route of under 1 hour and a longer one for those who want to walk a little further. If you would like to take part, contact the walk leader Paul Casson at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 07866 771107
Most Thursdays – 11am. Wild Food Foraging. Discover your inner forager and join Julia on a foraging walk around St Davids Cathedral and local byways, collecting edible wild plants to use in cooking, drinks, natural cosmetics, remedies, dyes etc. £10 per person (children 7+ only) – booking essential 01437 720392
30th September to 28th January 2018 – St Davids Oriel y Parc Visitor Centre and Landscape Gallery. Sidney Nolan and Graham Sutherland – A Sense of Place. This exhibition follows the changing styles of both artists, displaying a range of imagery from early to late in their careers, to highlight how they reacted to their surroundings. This will be the first time the two legendary artists’ work has been exhibited together and offers the only chance to see the works of Sir Sidney Nolan OM AC RA (1917-1992) in Wales during his centenary year. The exhibition includes eleven works by each artist, including paintings, works on paper and original studio artifacts.
Monday 2nd – Thurs 30th November – St Davids Oriel y Parc Visitor Centre and Landscape Gallery. Alison Kaye Fowler – exhibition in the St Davids Room – uses a variety of different painting media to create exciting and texturally interesting paintings, inspired by colours of the Pembrokeshire coastline.
Monday 2nd – Thurs 30th November – St Davids Oriel y Parc Visitor Centre and Landscape Gallery. Welsh artist, Angela Hathaway is pleased to be showing a selection of her sculptural animal ceramics in the Discovery Room windows. Known for her sawdust fired cat sculptures, Angela is increasingly portraying wild animals and birds. Now using more colour and adding more detail she still focuses in elegance and beauty.
Monday 2nd – Thurs 30th November – St Davids Oriel y Parc Visitor Centre and Landscape Gallery. Artist in Residence in the Tower – Stephen Lockwood is passionate about photographing evocative and original images of his native Pembrokeshire coast.
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Saturday 18th – 7.30pm – Côr Dyfed Choir in concert – a programme of French music – Fauré and Widor with Langlais’ and Vierne’s great Organ masses St Davids cathedral.
Saturday 25th – 2pm. St Davids Oriel y Parc Visitor Centre and Landscape Gallery. Sally Moss, ex ACNMW and Sutherland specialist, gives a talk on the inspiration behind Sutherland in Pembrokeshire and compares him to Sidney Nolan. Free event.
Tuesday 28th and Thurs 30th – St Davids Oriel y Parc Visitor Centre and Landscape Gallery. Adult Christmas tree decorations. Join Nadia Bowie over two sessions to create clay decorations and decorate them (second session). £12 per person. Booking essential 01437 720392
Thursday 30th to Saturday 2nd December – St Davids City Hall – Festival of Christmas Trees
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Thursday 30th November to Saturday 2nd December – St Davids City Hall – Festival of Christmas Trees
Saturday 2nd December – 5pm – St Davids Square – Lighting of the Christmas Tree.
Saturday 16th – 7.30pm – Pembrokeshire Samaritan’s fundraising concert with Côr Dyfed Choir – Christmas readings and carols in St Davids cathedral. Tickets from Samaritans or 01348 840312
Friday 22nd – 7pm – Service of Nine Lessons and Carols in St Davids cathedral – arrive early as this service is extremely popular.
Saturday 28th – 7.30pm in St Martin’s Church, Haverfordwest. Côr Dyfed Choir in concert with Elgar, Ireland and Stainer’s ‘Crucifixion’.
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Friday 29th to Sunday 1st July – Somewhere near St Davids – Unearthed festival with Artists, Workshops and Talks. Camping (vans or tents) possible.
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Saturday 14th – 7.30pm – St Davids cathedral – Côr Dyfed Choir and The Festival Chorus with the British Sinfonietta sing Haydn’s ‘Creation’ (TBC)